Quote of the Day

"If he was spending more time trying to create logos than he was working out and getting himself ready to play, then there’d be an issue. But there’s no issue in my mind."
-- Redskins coach Jay Gruden, on QB Robert Griffin III unveiling a new personal logo through adidas. (WASHINGTONPOST.com, 4/7)
Tuesday April 8, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 144 Print This Issue

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  • Alpha Dog

    CBS earned a 12.9 overnight rating for UConn’s 60-54 win over Kentucky in the NCAA men’s basketball national championship game from 9:15-11:30pm ET. That figure is down 10% from Louisville’s win over Michigan last year, which drew a 14.5 overnight. However, last night’s game, which featured zero lead changes, is up 7% from a 12.1 overnight for Kentucky-Kansas in ’12. The 12.9 overnight is down from a 13.3 overnight for UConn's last title in '11, but up from the school's win over Georgia Tech in '04, which remains the lowest-rated championship game on record. UConn-Kentucky peaked at a 14.3 rating from 11:00-11:30pm last night. Louisville led all markets with a 47.5 local rating, followed by Hartford-New Haven ...

  • Jumping Through Hoops

    UConn's basketball success expected to raise school's profile, boost its bottom line.

  • Just Say Yes

    CAPA remains optimistic of majority vote to unionize despite recent opposition.

  • Running The Floor

    Kevin Johnson will head a new search committee to find the next NBPA Exec Dir.

  • Eat A Peach

    The Braves' revenue in '13 increased by $36M, thanks in large part to a new TV deal.

  • Money In My Pocket

    Tennessee legislature votes to discontinue state's "Jock Tax."

  • Seven Innings? A Stretch

    MLB exec says shorter games would help MLB's health.

  • Together We Can

    Group of three firms to serve as contractor on Red Wings arena.

  • Closing This Chapter

    Digger Phelps signing off from ESPN after 20 years.

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